Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
How a simple phone call could provide Haitians with work
January 25, 2011Media Lab students deploy trial of free phone service in Port-Au-Prince to match Haiti's unemployed with reconstruction jobs.
Survey reveals potential innovation gap in the U.S.: Young women possess characteristics of inventors, but do not see themselves as inventive
January 19, 20112011 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index uncovers inventive perception among young Americans
Alumni Class Funds seeks proposals for teaching and education enhancement
January 13, 2011
Coming soon: The MIT Global Challenge
January 5, 2011For 10 years, student innovators have helped underserved communities through the IDEAS Competition. Soon, the global MIT community can join the effort.
A new approach to bladder-disease treatment
December 27, 2010Implanted device can release slow, steady dose of medicine over extended period, removing the need for repeated procedures.
Can fluid dynamics offer insights into quantum mechanics?
October 19, 2010Experiments in which fluid droplets mimic the odd behavior of subatomic particles recall an abandoned interpretation of quantum mechanics.
MIT undergraduate showcases work at White House science fair
October 18, 2010Event also features 2 high-school teams that won grants from the Lemelson-MIT Program.
MIT-led team’s eco-aircraft receives Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
September 28, 2010Unique plane offers significant reduction in emissions, noise and fuel use.
Hockfield says research universities must help cultivate science, math teachers
September 14, 2010At a Brookings Institution event, the MIT president warns U.S. STEM-education gap to have ‘disastrous consequences’ on nation.
MIT researchers among Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s top young innovators
August 25, 2010‘TR35’ to be honored at Technology Review’s EmTech@MIT conference next month.
A plane that lands like a bird
July 19, 2010An innovative control system allows a foam glider to touch down on a perch or a wire like a pet parakeet.